Monthly Archives: May 2011

Mary’s Peak Snow

Mary’s Peak, west of Corvallis, is the tallest peak in the Oregon Coast Range at about 4100 feet. There is an interesting local legend connected with snow on Mary’s Peak: An Oregon State University (OSU) professor promised an “A” to … Continue reading

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Kyoto Protocol loses four big nations

From Agence France-Presse, May 29, 2011 DEAUVILLE, France: Russia, Japan and Canada told the G8 they would not join a second round of carbon cuts under the Kyoto Protocol at United Nations talks this year and the US reiterated it … Continue reading

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AN INCONVENIENT QUESTION – Guest Post by Gordon Fulks, Ph.D.

Is an economist and journalist also a scientific expert? When noted economist Paul Krugman writes within his field of expertise, he is worth considering. But when he strays into science, he loses his way. Science is not an exercise in … Continue reading

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MORE Tornadoes from Global Warming? That’s a Joke, Right?

April 29th, 2011 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. I see the inevitable blame-humanity game has been reinvigorated by the recent tornado swarm. I have not read other meteorologists’ treatment of this issue, so what follows can be considered an … Continue reading

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